Barclays names key official for Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, May 19, 2013
Barclays, is a leading global wealth and investment manager, has appointed Haidar Hammoud as head of Wealth and Investment Management for Abu Dhabi.
In this role, Hammoud will be responsible for driving the Abu Dhabi business and will work closely with office heads in Singapore, Geneva, London and Dubai.
Reporting to Rory Gilbert, managing director and head of the Wealth and Investment Management division in Mena, Hammoud will assume the day-to-day management of the business in Abu Dhabi and drive the delivery of the Wealth and Investment Management division growth agenda and targets for the Emirate.
Additionally, he will be responsible for providing clients with world class financial advice with a focus on supporting the ultra high net worth segment and large family offices while providing them access to the entire breath of Barclays global products, services and capabilities to cater for their complex financial needs.
“This is a significant appointment, particularly in the context of our growth plans across the Mena region in general and the UAE in particular,” said Gilbert.
“Our aim is to cement Barclays position as the destination of choice for HNW and UHNW individuals within the region.”
“We are delighted to welcome Haidar to the team. His appointment demonstrates our commitment to our clients through providing them with on-ground world class financial services and products. Haidar’s experience will be invaluable as we continue to expand our Wealth and Investment Management business,” he added.
Prior to joining Barclays, Hammoud has held several leadership positions at global financial institutions including Deutsche Bank, Citibank, Standard Chartered and BNP Paribas.
He holds an MBA in Finance from Universite de Versailles St Quentin-en-Yvelines, France. – TradeArabia News Service